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Man tries to rape landlord’s 13-year-old daughter, held

In yet another incident of sexual assault on minor, a 35-year-old man attempted to rape 13-year-old daughter of his landlord in Gulchaman Gali area on Monday.

punjab Updated: May 18, 2016 15:50 IST
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In yet another incident of sexual assault on minor, a 35-year-old man attempted to rape 13-year-old daughter of his landlord in Gulchaman Gali area on Monday.

The accused identified as Vijay Kumar is a street vendor and father of two. Victim’s father turned up at the house, following which the accused fled the spot.

Following this, he lodged a complaint with Division Number 3 police.

He said, “The accused had taken a portion of my house on rent two weeks ago. On Monday, my 13-year-old daughter went missing from home. Searching for her, when he went to Vijay’s room, he saw that the accused was trying to force himself upon her. On seeing him, the accused fled from the spot.

Division Number 3 SHO Dalip Bedi said, “Police have registered a case under Sections 376/511 (attempt to rape) of the IPC against the accused, and arrested him on Monday. He was trying to flee from the city to evade arrest. At the time of incident his wife, along with children, had gone somewhere. He will be produced before the court on Wednesday.”

18 cases in two months

In most of the cases reported from the city in past 59 days, the accused were either family members or neighbours of the victim:

March 13: Teenager slit the throat of a two-year-old girl after trying to rape her at Railway Colony

March 19: Police arrested a boy for attempting to rape a four-year-old girl in a park at Shimalapuri

March 24: A 22-year-old drunk youth raped his four-year-old cousin at Dholewal

March 30: A Basti Jodhewal resident raped his neighbour’s four-year-old daughter

March 30: A 30-year-old man tried to rape a seven-year-old girl at Moti Nagar

March 31: A 22-year-old youth sodomised a five-year-old boy at Basti Jodhewal

April 6: Man held for raping neighbour at EWS Colony

April 13: A 15-year-old girl abducted and gangraped by four people in Jawaddi area

April 15: A man attempted rape on a six-year-old girl at Moti Nagar

April 17: Two girls sexually assaulted.

April 20: A 42-year-old man booked for attempt to rape a 12-year-old girl

April 21: A 16-year-old boy held for trying to sodomise a five-year-old boy at Guru Gobind Singh Nagar on Barota Road

May 3: Three siblings allegedly gangraped their minor cousin at a resort on Chandigarh Road after sedating her

May 4: Dehlon police booked teacher of a government school for sexually exploiting minor girl students in the school toilet

May 4: A 22-year-old man attempted rape on a 16-year-old girl who was sleeping on the roof of her house at Chuharwal village of Meharban.